Lafayette loses a leader

Lafayette is in mouring after the passing of civic and health care leader John Burdin.

Bicyclist shot, robbed by man

On Monday at approximately 11:20 pm, Lafayette Police responded to a local hospital regarding a gunshot victim.

Police investigate armed robbery

On Monday at approximately 10:14 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery at the Valero, located in the 3800 block of Moss Street.

Alan Jackson to receive greatest hits award

Country music superstar Alan Jackson has been tapped to receive the Greatest Hits Award at the AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS.

Holiday shopping safety tips

The Lafayette Police Department would like to wish all of its citizens a “Happy and Safe Holiday Season”. The Police Department offers the following safety tips while shopping and at home:

UL band presents award to university president

Although the University of Louisiana-Lafayette  football team has had a tough time on the field this year, the UL pride of Acadiana marching band has had a great season.

Authorities crack down on underage drinking

On Saturday, November 20, 2010, the Lafayette Police Department’s Youth Services Section conducted an underage alcohol possession operation within the City of Lafayette.

Checkpoint nets 7 drunken drivers

During the course of the operation 895 vehicles passed through the checkpoint located in the 2300 block of Johnston Street. Of those vehicles, 17 drivers were stopped for secondary testing.

New business creating jobs

A new Louisiana business in Zachary is expected to create about 60 new direct jobs within the year and even more than that over time.

Glee tops charts with "Teenage Dream"

The music from FOX’s smash hit Glee has reached another amazing milestone this week with their rendition of Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” debuting at #1 in digital track sales.